Soccer is on the rise in Canada

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and it has been for decades. But soccer hasn’t always been so big in Canada. Back when I was a kid, there were only two or three soccer games on TV every week. And if you wanted to play yourself, you had to find someone who …

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How to choose the right custom printed drinkware for your business or group?

Women stretching with a printed water bottle and another with a printed mug

A useful way to think of custom printed drinkware is to divide them into three different categories based on how people actually use drinkware in their life. I will use a full day to demonstrate this. See which category suits you best. 1 – Hot Drinks: Coffee? Tea? or Me? (said the hot apple cider). …

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Why should you care about the ‘Pantone Color of the Year 2022’

But if you are a creator or get custom printed items for your group or company, this is relevant to you. Trendsetting things like the ‘Pantone Colour of the Year’ or designer fashion shows in Paris trickle down into our lives and make a difference. This movie clip from the ‘Devil Wears Prada’ came to my mind as it perfectly delivers this message.

How to market a small business with paper products in 2022

Most marketing articles focus on online marketing, and yes, I’m a big believer in online marketing. Here at Artik, we invest a lot into our website. We use Google Adwords, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), content writing, link building and all that jazz.But, and yes, there is a big but, sometimes new businesses forget the basics. …

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Get Branded Apparel for Your School Club!

Toronto Gaming Team Custom Printed T-Shirts

At Artik, we’ve worked with thousands of student clubs from across Canada. Just this week we’re working on custom hoodies for a Toronto robotics team and making branded t-shirts for a college newspaper. From anime clubs to creative writing workshops and debate teams, I love seeing the passion and excitement that students bring into the …

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The story behind Brazil’s iconic yellow soccer jerseys

Brazilian printed soccer uniforms

At Artik, we’ve been printing soccer uniforms since 1985. Every year more teams get started, soccer is taking off across North America! I’ve been looking into the history of some iconic custom printed uniforms. Today I want to dig into the history of the Brazilian jersey. Learn more from this incredible 99% Invisible episode. The …

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Toronto film festivals with their own branded t-shirts and apparel

Toronto Film Fest T-Shirts

We at Artik have been printing t-shirts in Toronto since 1985 and we’ve watched the film industry explode in the past decade. It seems like every weekend there’s a new film festival celebrating international films, animation, horror, silent films and more! We’ve got student films, 24 hour film jams and star studded red carpets. In …

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